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Finance and Risk Management MSc

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Finance / Accounting (General) Risk Management

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Overview

Businesses are effected by volatility in the financial markets, sovereign debt crises and geopolitical uncertainty, their success is reliant on being able to operate in the face of financial risk.

Professionals with a strong grasp of risk management, who are able to identify, assess and ensure adequate measures are in place to help companies manage risk are in high demand the world over.

Our Masters in risk management aims to develop your skills as a practising professional, helping you play a vital role in financial and risk management. If you have a good first degree (at 2:1 or above) and want to develop a specialist set of skills to enhance your employment prospects and personal development, join us on this challenging course.

Course detail

This Masters in financial risk management has been created with input from industry professionals to help you acquire the skills and knowledge required by employers in this field. You will work with live industry simulations, which will expose you to the systems and problems that professionals encounter in the real world.

You will study at The Claude Littner Business School, a leading provider of national and international business and finance education. Thanks to our west London location - close to the Thames Valley’s M4 corridor, Heathrow Airport and the City of London and our longstanding reputation, we have formed strong connections with a number of potential employers.

Our teaching staff include respected professionals from around the world, with a range of publications and industry experience to their names. We have helped an ever-growing number of alumni develop the skills and knowledge they needed to succeed in this field.

Study & career progression

Once you graduate, you could go on to be a:

  • risk analyst
  • investment consultant
  • finance and risk analyst
  • risk manager
  • strategy consultant
  • risk adviser.

After completing your studies, you will be eligible to apply for a doctoral course at the Claude Littner Business School.

Different course options

Full time | University of West London | 1 year | SEP-20

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP-20

Modules

This module will give you a thorough grounding in the theories and techniques that underpin corporate finance. The rest of the course will build on what you learn here. You will focus on advanced issues in finance, including money market securities, bond markets and the yield curve, share markets, foreign exchange, derivatives, portfolio theory, and efficient markets.
Research Dissertation - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£8,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£5,202

International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)

£13,000

Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)

£12,227

Entry requirements

You should have an honours degree (2:2 or above) in an accounting or finance related subject from a UK university or equivalent and A level Mathematics (or equivalent). We may also offer you a place based on relevant experience or training, normally from within the work environment. All applications are considered individually.

University information

The University of West London (UWL) is based in the heart of one of the UK’s most successful business regions, with a number of global organisations such a GlaxoSmithKline and Sky based locally. The University offers postgraduate courses in subjects ranging from nursing to music. Known as the ‘career university’, there is an impressive graduate employment rate, with courses specifically designed to enable students to secure work after...more